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COLONEL

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does colonel mean? 

COLONEL (noun)
  The noun COLONEL has 1 sense:

1. a commissioned military officer in the United States Army or Air Force or Marines who ranks above a lieutenant colonel and below a brigadier general

  Familiarity information: COLONEL used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


COLONEL (noun)


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Meaning:

A commissioned military officer in the United States Army or Air Force or Marines who ranks above a lieutenant colonel and below a brigadier general

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Hypernyms ("colonel" is a kind of...):

commissioned military officer (a commissioned officer in the army or air force or marine corp)

Domain category:

armed forces; armed services; military; military machine; war machine (the military forces of a nation)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "colonel"):

lieutenant colonel; light colonel (a commissioned officer in the United States Army or Air Force or Marines holding a rank above major and below colonel)


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